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Founded in east London in the mid-1970s by songwriter and bassist Steve Harris, Iron Maiden’s decades-spanning career has made them one of the most revered and influential bands of all time. With over 100 million record sales, almost 2,500 live performances across 64 countries and 17 studio albums – including their latest, Senjutsu, released in 2021 – Iron Maiden have remained fearlessly creative and dedicated to their legions of fans for almost half a century.

The main stamp set celebrates Iron Maiden’s live performances, featuring a selection of photos from their world-wide tours across the years, internationally and at home - and feature all current members of the band.


2023 (January 12 2023)
Commemorative

Designed by Royal Mail Group Ltd
Size 50mm (h) x 30mm (v)
Printed by Cartor Security Print
Print Process Lithography
Perforations 14 x 14
Gum PVA

Stamps

Iron Maiden 1st Stamp (2023) Steve Harris in Vancouver, June 2010

Steve Harris in Vancouver, June 2010

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Iron Maiden 1st Stamp (2023) Bruce Dickinson at Hammersmith, Odeon, London, May 1983

Bruce Dickinson at Hammersmith, Odeon, London, May 1983

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Iron Maiden 1st Stamp (2023) Dave Murray, Adrian Smith and Steve Harris in Pamplona, September 1988

Dave Murray, Adrian Smith and Steve Harris in Pamplona, September 1988

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Iron Maiden 1st Stamp (2023) Nicko McBrain in Quito, March 2009

Nicko McBrain in Quito, March 2009

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Iron Maiden £1.85 Stamp (2023) Dave Murray, Bruce Dickinson and Janick Gers in Rio de Janeiro, January 2001

Dave Murray, Bruce Dickinson and Janick Gers in Rio de Janeiro, January 2001

£1.85
Iron Maiden £1.85 Stamp (2023) Adrian Smith and Steve Harris in Helsinki, May 2018

Adrian Smith and Steve Harris in Helsinki, May 2018

£1.85
Iron Maiden £1.85 Stamp (2023) Iron Maiden at Twickenham Stadium, London, July 2008

Iron Maiden at Twickenham Stadium, London, July 2008

£1.85
Iron Maiden £1.85 Stamp (2023) Bruce Dickinson sword fighting with Eddie in Birmingham, August 2018

Bruce Dickinson sword fighting with Eddie in Birmingham, August 2018

£1.85
Iron Maiden £1.85 Stamp (2023) ‘Iron Maiden’ Eddie

‘Iron Maiden’ Eddie

£1.85

The stare that started it all. Born in 1980 – on the cover of the band’s debut album

Iron Maiden 1st Stamp (2023) ‘The Trooper’ Eddie

‘The Trooper’ Eddie

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The unforgettable artwork for one of Iron Maiden’s greatest hit singles and, more recently, the logo for their award-winning beer

Iron Maiden 1st Stamp (2023) ‘Aces High’ Eddie

‘Aces High’ Eddie

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Reimagined as a fighter pilot for a song honouring the RAF servicemen who defended Britain during the Second World War

Iron Maiden £1.85 Stamp (2023) ‘Senjutsu’ Eddie

‘Senjutsu’ Eddie

£1.85

Samurais, feudal Japan and flashing blades inspired this katana-wielding warrior, from the band’s most recent album

Presentation Pack

Iron Maiden (2023)

Reverse for Iron Maiden
Miniature Sheet Pack
Iron Maiden (2023)

Reverse for Iron Maiden

First Day Cover

Iron Maiden (2023)

Reverse for Iron Maiden
Miniature Sheet FDC
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Souvenir Pack

Iron Maiden - Eddie Stamp Sheet Pack
RM Code MZ181A
Series : Carrier Pack

Iron Maiden mascot Eddie features on four stamps presented in a special carrier card - different to carrier card hat accompanied the presentation pack.

Iron Maiden (2023)

Reverse for Iron Maiden - Eddie Stamp Sheet Pack

Miniature Sheet

The backdrop of the miniature sheet is taken from Iron Maiden’s first official live album, Live After Death (1985).

Iron Maiden (2023)
Series : Fan Sheet
Iron Maiden (2023)
Series : Fan Sheet
Iron Maiden (2023)
Series : Fan Sheet

This sheet can truly be called a fan sheet. A collaboration between Royal Mail and Iron Maiden - only available through the Iron Maiden Fan Club. Many thanks to Phil Cole for obtaining this sheet for me.

Iron Maiden (2023)

Generic Sheet

Pack LS148
Iron Maiden (2023)
Pack LS147
Iron Maiden (2023)

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